The coalfish is very similar to pollack and is sometimes misidentified by anglers as the latter. It has the same 3 dorsal fins and 2 anal fins, however the lower jaw is almost equal to that of the upper jaw. The lateral line on the coalfish is all but straight The topside of the body is a dark, brown/green colour running to silver down it’s sides, finishing white underneath. Coalfish can be found over a variety of grounds and are fairly common over rough broken areas and wrecks. Sadly the days when we would get large double figure coalfish have […]

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